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Kant and the Capacity to Judge Sensibility and Discursivity in the Transcendental Analytic of the Critique of Pure Reason

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ISBN-10: 0691074518

ISBN-13: 9780691074511

Edition: 1998

Authors: B�atrice Longuenesse, B�atrice Longuenesse

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Kant claims to have established his table of categories or "pure concepts of the understanding" according to the "guiding thread" provided by logical forms of judgment. By drawing extensively on Kant's logical writings, Batrice Longuenesse analyzes this controversial claim, and then follows the thread through its continuation in the transcendental deduction of the categories, the transcendental schemata, and the principles of pure understanding. The result is a systematic, persuasive new interpretation of the Critique of Pure Reason.Longuenesse shows that although Kant adopts his inventory of the forms of judgment from logic textbooks of his time, he is nevertheless original in selecting…    
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List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/23/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.17" long x 1.14" tall
Weight: 1.430

Note on Sources and Abbreviations
Synthesis and Judgment
The "Threefold Synthesis" and the Mathematical Model
The Transition to Judgment
Logical Definitions of Judgment
How Discursive Understanding Comes to the Sensible Given: Comparison of Representations and Judgment
Concepts of Comparison, Forms of Judgment, Concept Formation
Judgments of Perception and Judgments of Experience
Synthesis Speciosa and Forms of Sensibility
The Primacy of Quantitative Syntheses
The Real as Appearance: Imagination and Sensation
The Constitution of Experience
Conclusion: The Capacity to Judge and "Ontology as Immanent Thinking"
Index of Citations of Kant's Works